Risk Management


Arkansas District Adds Safe Rooms for Classroom Safety

Arkansas District Adds Safe Rooms for Classroom Safety

The cubes have been designed and tested to withstand the force of tornadoes with wind speeds of 261-318 mph. Quitman officials maximized the protection the cubes could offer by adding Ballistic Level III military-grade steel, which can resist rounds from semi-automatic weapons.

Pennsylvania Schools Now Using Anonymous Reporting System

Pennsylvania Schools Now Using Anonymous Reporting System

"The program teaches youth and adults how to recognize warning signs and signals...from individuals who may be a threat to themselves or others and to 'say something' before it is too late," according to the Safe2Say Something website.

Albany City Schools Tighten Security after Weapons Found on Campuses

Albany City Schools Tighten Security after Weapons Found on Campuses

On Dec. 13, 2018, a random student let a high school student in via a side door, allowing that student to avoid the metal detectors at the main entrance and bring in a loaded BB gun. As a result, alarms were added to about 30 doors at the campus over winter break.

Los Angeles Law Enforcement Beefs Up Security during Teachers’ Strike

Los Angeles Law Enforcement Beefs Up Security during Teachers’ Strike

The Los Angeles School Police Department said Friday it planned to station an officer at each middle and high school campus during the strike.

Georgia High School Institutes Clear Bag Policy for Safety

Georgia High School Institutes Clear Bag Policy for Safety

“We do not have lockers; our students carry book bags. We have a clear book bag policy that all students must have book bags that are clear and or transparent," Principal Dr. Kimberly Ingram said.

Michigan Hospital Testing Metal Detectors

Michigan Hospital Testing Metal Detectors

The metal detectors are currently being tested in the main lobby, but were previously found to be “very effective” in the emergency department, according to John Bolde, director of safety and security for Munson Healthcare.

Security Guard Left Unloaded Gun in Campus Bathroom

"At no time was the safety of our students or staff in jeopardy, as the weapon was unloaded and quickly recovered," Superintendent Linda Rozzi said. "It was determined that the item was unattended for a very brief time."

Student Arrested at Alaska School with Gun, Marijuana

Teen Arrested at Alaska School with Gun, Marijuana

The student was arrested and the Department of Juvenile Justice will handle the charges.



Body Cameras Help Reduce Attacks on London Hospital Staff

Body Cameras Help Reduce Attacks on London Hospital Staff

“We want staff to feel safe and supported when they come to work,” said Dame Eileen Sills, chief nurse at Guy’s and St Thomas’s. “Any unprovoked violence and aggression towards staff is unacceptable.”

Charlotte Schools Implement New Security Changes

Charlotte Schools Implement New Security Changes

New security measures are in place at Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools this year, following the Oct. 29, 2018, shooting of a student at Butler High School.

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